Nov 16, 2016

Green earthquake alert (4.7M,depth:4km) in Canada at 11/16/2016 2:25:35 PM

Green Earthquake in Canada


Population Density near epicenter (people/km2). Image area: 6x4 decimal degrees (approx. 650x450km2).


This earthquake is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

  • Earthquake Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:4km
  • 16 Nov 2016 14:25:35 UTC
  • Few people within 100km

Whether international humanitarian aid is needed must be decided by an expert.

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Earthquake Event


  • Magnitude: 4.7 M
  • Depth: 4 km (very shallow)
  • Source: NTWC    
  • Location (latitude/longitude): 59.601, -137.62
  • Time (UTC): 16 Nov 2016 14:25:35
  • Time (ECT): 16 Nov 2016 15:25:35

Earthquake Impact Details

The earthquake happened inCanada, Province of British Columbia (population 3,415,527). The nearest places are Squaw Creek (51km), and Dalton Post (67km).

The following vulnerable infrastructure is nearby and may be affected.

For logistics, the following access points are nearby. There are no known airports nearby. There are no known ports nearby.

The maximum altitude nearby is NaNm.

The population near the earthquake is shown in the table below.

Radius Population Density (people/km2)
75 km no people 0
50 km no people 0
20 km no people 0
10 km no people 0



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